Students at Centennial High School had the unique opportunity to hear about the Holocaust from an unusual perspective as local author Peter Haase spoke on Friday, May 5. 10th, 11th, and 12th grade English students were privileged to attend a presentation by Mr. Haase, President of the Treasure Coast Writers’ Guild, who spoke about growing up under…Details
In recognition of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, the beginning Spanish class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition welcomed award winning local author Maritza Mejia. Mrs. Mejia read her book Vanilla and Chocolate/Vainilla y Chocolate. Multicultural Children’s Book Day has as its mission not only to raise awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity,…Details
Local businessman and philanthropist Larry Lee was recognized at the January 10, 2012, St. Lucie County School Board meeting for his Lighthouse Foundation’s contributions, particularly a specific event where 250 students, 25 teachers and 25 other chaperones and principal D. David Washington from Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts were able to go to…Details
Fort Pierce Westwood High School football jersey #32, worn by legendary Oakland Raider Khalil Mack, will move to the distinguished ranks of retirement in a pre-game ceremony at 7 PM on May 17, 2018 at Lawnwood Stadium in Fort Pierce. Fans are invited to show their Panther Pride and celebrate Mack’s on-field and off-field accomplishments…Details
Lincoln Park Academy and St. Lucie West Centennial High School cheerleading squads recently competed in the regional cheerleading competition held in Tampa. Under the direction of coaches Traci Krencik at Lincoln Park Academy, and Sara Connell at St. Lucie West Centennial, both squads practiced very hard for the regional competition and the upcoming state competition…Details
Dr. Ravi Jitta from Tradition Family Chiropractic offered free consultations to any patient who brought school supplies to his office as donations. Dr. Jitta donated all the supplies he received to Mariposa Elementary — a generous contribution that is greatly appreciated!
St. Bernadette Church in St. Lucie West supported a Project Children’s Literacy book drive to allow Garden City Early Learning Academy students to take a few books home with them during their Thanksgiving break. Father Victor Ulto and the church’s Stewardship Committee sponsored Project Children’s Literacy, and 15 stewards and literacy committee members regularly enjoy…Details
Two St. Lucie County Public Schools teachers were selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in World History. Sharon Ortiz, who teaches at Fort Pierce Central High School, and Celestine Dorsey, teacher at Fort Pierce Westwood High School, traveled to Salt Lake City this June to score AP World History Exams. Each…Details
Bayshore Elementary would like to thank all of our local heroes who joined us for our Tunnel of Hope welcoming our students back to school on Monday. We were joined by the Port St. Lucie Police Department, St. Lucie County Fire Department, and the Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie.
Twelve students, two from each of St. Lucie County’s six public high schools, were selected by their teachers for their aptitude and interest in science, to participate in a job shadowing experience at Vaccine Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) in Port St. Lucie. VGTI is recognized as a world class research institute that uses cutting edge…Details